Quotation Explorer - 'Melancholy'

listen thoughtfullysounds of laughtergaiety and melancholy galore - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
From the windows, through the fur of snow, the landscape became more melancholy when the sun successfully brightened the quiet trees, unable to speak without their leaves. - Toni Morrison
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind usis a part of ourselves. We must die to one life before we can enter another - Anatole France
Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world. - Raheel Farooq
At that moment, beauty itself struck me as a kind of painful melancholy. - Arthur Golden
The real you is not you, the real you is what is within you. What is behind your joy or your melancholy. What gives you the reason to ponder. What moves or stops you. What makes you you is you. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In the middle of the mayhem, you came and sang a song of melancholy. You promised a wildfire, but instead choked the light that was struggling hard for survival. Eventually when all the light went off. You left, complaining about the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. - Charles Dickens
But in the expression of the countenance, which was beaming all over with smiles, there still lurked (incomprehensible anomaly!) that fitful stain of melancholy which will ever be found inseparable from the perfection of the beautiful. - Edgar Allan Poe
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy. - William Shakespeare
death is a joyous journey for the purposeful life and a melancholy for the mediocre life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Goth was sort of the melancholy cousin of punk that says: there's a lot of evil in this world, there's a lot of very mean spirited people and that makes me sad. - Aurelio Voltaire Hernández
Nothing is forever, he thought beyond closed eyelids somewhere over Asia Minor. Maybe unhappiness is the continuum through which a human life moves, and joy just a series of blips, of islands in the stream. Or if not unhappiness, then at least melancholy. - Salman Rushdie
Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject. - George Santayana
Melancholy is the happiness of being sad. - Victor Hugo
Pale, with dark hair, the one who is coming is melancholy, romantic. And I am arch and fluent and capricious; for he is melancholy, he is romantic. He is here. - Virginia Woolf
It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them. - Samuel Johnson
Colourful autumn is a tristful travel to the pale Planet of Melancholy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The trouble with a baby, for writists, is that they take away your useful melancholy, even the energy to invent some. - D.A. Botta
The whole house seemed to exhale a melancholy breath of emptiness - Michael Chabon
The melancholy river bears us on. When the moon comes through the trailing willow boughs, I see your face, I hear your voice and the bird singing as we pass the osier bed. What are you whispering? Sorrow, sorrow. Joy, joy. Woven together, like reeds in moonlight. - Virginia Woolf
I loved everything to anything to everyone who surrounded him. He was perfect. A delusion with a sweet melancholy taste. He was crazy, but he was my crazy and inside, everything felt right. - Dominic Riccitello
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. - Anatole France
Only the foolish, blinded by language's conventions, think of fire as red or gold. Fire is blue at it's melancholy rim, green in it's envious heart. It may burn white, or even, in it's greatest rages, black. - Salman Rushdie
The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. - Arnold Bennett
In moderate doses melancholy can be strangley comforting, darkly sweet; it can by providing contrast, give an exquisitely sharp edge to happiness, especially to pleasures of the flesh.
One's suffering, one's melancholy is, in itself, really only looked upon as failure or as punishment, as detestable or sinful or socially unacceptable in the eyes of man; but this is not so in the eyes of God: for He is close to the broken-hearted. - Criss Jami
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